Author: Tom Simpson

ORFC 2019 Call for ideas

11th July 2018 We are just six months away from ORFC 2019 – the 10th anniversary of the conference.  ORFC is an annual gathering which brings together practicing mud-on-the-boots farmers and growers with scientists, economists, activists, and anyone else with a keen interest

Work for us! ORFC Conference Manager job opportunity

2019 will be our 10th anniversary.  So a special year for us – as well as the whole farming community as we face Brexit! And a huge opportunity for a Conference Manager to oversee a programme that can take us

New ORFC 2018 video resources available

Hello friends! We are delighted to say that in addition to our comprehensive audio archive from ORFC 2018, we are now able to add four, full-length videos from our sessions. Great thanks to Zoe Broughton who undertook this additional filming

In our Hands – the ORFC screening

We’re delighted that ORFC 2018 will be hosting a screening of the beautifully shot and insightful documentary – In our Hands –  from the Landworkers’ Alliance and Black Bark Films. The feature-length documentary profiles the emergence of a new generation

Guest blog: Micro-dairying… the ‘Romantic Revolution’

Alex Heffron, from Mountain Hall Farm (Jersey micro-dairy), is speaking at ORFC 2018, on Thursday 4 January, 18:00-19:00 at Turl Street Kitchen: Big, small or not at all? The future of milk and dairy From time-to-time dairying is forced into change.

Guest blog: The jeopardy and the opportunity – The Brexit Room at ORFC

Guest blog by Vicki Hird (@vickihird) and Kath Dalmeny (@kath_dalmeny), from Sustain: the Alliance for better food and farming               Brexit looms large over the agricultural sector, and the ORFC is no exception. The

The ORFC 2018 Programme is live!

We are excited to say that the programme for ORFC18 is live and it’s another great year of sessions for you all! You can check out the full range of sessions, debates and discussions on our programme page. If that

Guest blog – Dead Zone: Where the wild things were

Guest blog from Philip Lymbery, Chief Executive, Compassion in World Farming Today, many wild animals face extinction. However, it’s not just the usual suspects – climate change and poaching – which are to blame. In fact, one of the biggest drivers

Why have we raised the ticket price this year and why speakers need to buy tickets…

Ticket prices Thanks to our sponsors and funders we have over the years been able to subsidise the cost of the conference tickets to delegates. This is a very important part of what ORFC is all about. We do not

ORFC’s Manager Nessie Reid gives us a peek into next years conference…

Conference Manager Nessie Reid fills us in on how the programme is shaping up in this sneak-peek video! Don’t forget, ORFC 2018 Tickets available here